Dice Game of the Year: Untitled Goose Game

Dice Game of the Year: Untitled Goose Game

Honk, honk, honk. Untitled Goose Game won Game of The Year at the annual Dice Awards, one of the most prominent peer awards in video games.


The fan-favorite title has added yet another honor for indie developer  House House and publisher Panic. The Dice Awards are staged each year at the Dice Summit by the The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences (AIAS), a 30,000-member nonprofit dedicated to interactive arts.


In the game, players take the reins of the titular goose to manipulate and torment the inhabitants of a proper little English village.


The AIAS gave out awards in 23 award categories.


Remedy Entertainment’s Control led the evening with four awards; Untitled Goose Game had three wins; and Death Stranding nabbed two.


Other top honorees include Sayonara Wild Hearts for Portable Game of the Year; Mortal Kombat 11 for Fighting Game of the Year; Pistol Whip for Immersive Game of the Year; FIFA 20 for Sports Game of the Year; The Outer Worlds for Role-Playing Game of the Year; and Disco Elysium for Outstanding Achievement in Story, among others.


AIAS also inducted Connie Booth, vice president of Product Development at Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE), into its Hall of Fame.


Booth has been integral in helping produce numerous critically and commercially acclaimed SIE games over the past 25 years, including Syphon Filter; SOCOM: U.S. Navy SEALs; Jak and Daxter; Sly Cooper; Ratchet & Clank; infamous; Resistance Fall of Man; Uncharted; The Last of Us; Days Gone; and Marvel’s Spider-Man. Booth also has been dedicated to incubating younger talent to create wonderful experiences for PlayStation fans.


The 23rd annual Dice Awards ceremony, emceed by four-time co-hosts Greg Miller, co-founder of the internet video show and podcast Kinda Funny, and Jessica Chobot.


The complete list of winners includes:


Game of the Year


Untitled Goose Game


Publisher: Panic
Developer: House House


Outstanding Achievement in Game Direction


Control


Publisher: 505 Games
Developer: Remedy Entertainment


Outstanding Achievement in Game Design


Baba Is You


Publisher: Hempuli Oy
Developer: Hempuli Oy


Portable Game of the Year


Sayonara Wild Hearts


Publisher: Annapurna Interactive
Developer: Simogo


Outstanding Achievement for an Independent Game


Untitled Goose Game


Publisher: Panic
Developer: House House


Immersive Reality Game of the Year


Pistol Whip


Publisher: Cloudhead Games
Developer: Cloudhead Games


Immersive Reality Technical Achievement


Blood & Truth


Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment
Developer: SIE London Studio


Outstanding Achievement in Online Gameplay


Apex Legends


Publisher: Electronic Arts
Developer: Respawn Entertainment


Strategy/Simulation Game of the Year


Fire Emblem: Three Houses


Publisher: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
Developer: Nintendo Co., Ltd., Intelligent Systems Co., Ltd. and Koei Tecmo Games Co., Ltd.


Sports Game of the Year


FIFA 2020


Publisher: EA Sports
Developer: EA Vancouver


Role-Playing Game of the Year


The Outer Worlds


Publisher: Private Division
Developer: Obsidian Entertainment


Racing Game of the Year


Mario Kart Tour


Publisher: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
Developer: Nintendo Co., Ltd.


Fighting Game of the Year


Mortal Kombat 11


Publisher: Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Developer: NetherRealm Studios


Family Game of the Year


Super Mario Maker 2


Publisher: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
Developer: Nintendo Co., Ltd.


Adventure Game of the Year


Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order


Publisher: Electronic Arts
Developer: Respawn Entertainment


Action Game of the Year


Control


Publisher: 505 Games
Developer: Remedy Entertainment


Outstanding Technical Achievement


Death Stranding


Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment
Developer: Kojima Productions Co., Ltd.


Outstanding Achievement in Story


Disco Elysium


Publisher: ZA/UM
Developer: ZA/UM


Outstanding Achievement in Audio Design


Death Stranding


Publisher: Sony Interactive Entertainment
Developer: Kojima Productions Co., Ltd.


Outstanding Achievement in Original Music Composition


Control


Publisher: 505 Games
Developer: Remedy Entertainment


Outstanding Achievement in Character


Untitled Goose Game


Publisher: Panic
Developer: House House


Outstanding Achievement in Art Direction


Control


Publisher: 505 Games
Developer: Remedy Entertainment


Outstanding Achievement in Animation


Luigi’s Mansion 3


Publisher: Nintendo Co., Ltd.
Developer: Next Level Games


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